Taxon: Urochloa reptans (L.) Stapf

 
Genus: Urochloa
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Panicoideae
      Tribe: Paniceae
        Subtribe: Melinidinae
Nomen number: 405198
Place of publication: D. Prain, Fl. trop. Afr. 9:601. 1920
Name Verified on: 04-May-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Jul-1999
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • creeping-panic grass  (Source: Blumea) - English
  • running grass  (Source: Darwiniana) - English
  • sprawling signal grass  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • capim-rasteiro  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • San Juan de Castillo  (Source: Darwiniana) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: (fide Weed CIBA)

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . exact native range in Asia obscure

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Saudi Arabia; Yemen
    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Ryukyu Islands; Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Indochina
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines
    • Papuasia: Papua New Guinea
  • Pacific

    • Northwestern Pacific: Micronesia; Northern Mariana Islands; Palau

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Sudan
    • Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar; Mauritius
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Papuasia: Solomon Islands
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
  • Northern America

    • : Mexico
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Georgia, - Louisiana
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    • Northwestern Pacific: Guam
    • South-Central Pacific: French Polynesia
    • Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; New Caledonia; Wallis and Futuna Islands
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: West Indies
    • Central America: Belize; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Venezuela
    • Western South America: Colombia

References:

  • Catasús Guerra, L. J. 2002. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) de Cuba, II Cavanillesia Altera 3:1-163.
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. 1994 (F Mesoamer)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. 1950 (Grass US)
  • Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  • Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)
  • Morrone, O. & F. O. Zuloaga 1992. Revisión de las especies sudamericanas nativas e introducidas de los géneros Brachiaria y Urochloa (Poaceae: Panicoideae: Paniceae) (Darwiniana) 31:100-101.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • The Missouri Botanical Garden with others A Catalogue of the vascular plants of Madagascar (on-line resource). (L Madagascar Online)
  • Veldkamp, J. F. 1996. Brachiaria, Urochloa (Gramineae - Paniceae) in Malesia (Blumea) 41:427-428.
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (on-line resource). (F Hawaii Online)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:633-634.

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Urochloa reptans (L.) Stapf :